About $12 million and if you have that kind of cash to splurge around Malibu does sport similar real estate that will blow you away with grandeur. Now for the sake of Chandler we hope it is not Janice who buys the property next door!
An abundance of colors can also balance the cold feeling of materials used to create the living spaces. For example colorful glass vases accentuated by expressive paintings cut through the cold atmosphere buried in the steel and glass staircase thus lifting the floating staircase to new levels of expression.
Large overhangs are also in place to ensure there is sufficient protection on a really damp Seattle day. An open floor plan sees lines between the living area and the outdoors blurred even as an ergonomic kitchen and dining area anchor the lower level of the house.
Since both the clients and the architects wanted to create a home that had greater visual connectivity with the outdoors large floor-to-ceiling glass windows were utilized in an expansive fashion. This not only created a more airy and open atmosphere but allowed for ample natural ventilation to drive out any remaining dark corners.
One would assume that building a stylish and soothing retreat in a place like the New Forest National Park in UK is a delicate balancing act. Not only does the natural getaway need to be luxurious and contemporary on the inside but it also has to be a sustainable project.
The interiors of the residence sport an urban contemporary look with sleek and polished surfaces accentuated by clean and well defined lines. The main floor houses a spacious living room a lovely dining space next to a large window an ergonomic kitchen and cozy breakfast rooms that offer a perfect start to the day. All these spaces are connected visually with one another with only ceiling transitions demarcating them in a stylish and sleek fashion.
Were entrusted with a similar job when home owners of an eight-decade old residence in Noordwijk Netherlands opted for a modern overhaul. Bringing together its original ‘rustic’ elements with contemporary extensions is an example of a renovation that keeps the character of the home intact.